There are a range of AED training providers in the UK. The courses range from 4 hour to full day courses.
Laerdal’s preferred AED training provider is St John Ambulance Service - www.sja.org.uk
The RCUK recommends medical direction.
Local ambulance services are strong supporters of AED programs and first responder groups and offer can be a support and resource for AED programs.
Below is a pdf file which provides an overview of the training solutions available for the HeartStart AED's.